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Reuven Rivlin
ראובן ריבלין
Reuven Rivlin as the president of Israel.jpg
10th President of Israel
Assumed office
24 July 2014
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Preceded by Shimon Peres
Personal details
Born 9 September 1939 (1939-09-09) (age 82)
Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine
Political party Likud
Spouse(s)
Nechama Rivlin
(m. 1971; her death 2019)
Presidential styles of
Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin
Emblem of Israel dark blue full.svg
Reference style His Excellency, The Honorable
כבוד הנשיא
Spoken style Your Excellency, Honorable President
כבוד הנשיא
Alternative style Mr. President
אדוני הנשיא

Reuven Rivlin (born 9 September 1939) is the 10th and current President of Israel since 2014.

Rivlin was born in Jerusalem when it was part of British Mandatory Palestine. Before entering politics he was a lawyer. He was elected to the Jerusalem City Council in 1978. Rivlin worked for El Al Airlines serving on the executive council from 1981 to 1986. He was a member of the Knesset, the parliament of Israel, for many years, elected first in 1988. He was also speaker of the Knesset and minister of Communications of Israel. On 10th of June 2014 he won elections for the post of President of Israel.

Rivlin was married to Nechama Rivlin and has four children.

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